Year: 2020

A New Vision For DFPS – From Commissioner Jaime Masters

Family Preservation and the Family First Prevention Services Act  It is critically important that we support families and prevent abuse and neglectbefore it occurs. This requires intense intervention – especially now, with many families under stress and isolated. To elevate and strengthen DFPS’ focus on family preservation, the Prevention and Early Intervention division (PEI) is being […]

Fostering Education from Home

WEBINARS Fostering Education from Home Part I: Research Informed Strategies that Help Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EDT Fostering Education from Home Part II: Applying Strategies in the Real World Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EDT With children out of school and at home, caregivers have been asked […]

Care Grant and Additional Resources

Care Grant Info A benefit of STAR Health for youth in conservatorship is a Care Grant. Care Grants are small cash grants, which may be used for non-Medicaid items like art supplies, clothing or other personal items up to $100 per member, per year. To request, call member services (1-866-912-6283) and there will be a transfer to a […]